Chinese Medicines Treat High Blood Pressure In Kidney Disease
High blood pressure is one complication from kidney disease and also it can cause damage on kidneys. So once you have high blood pressure, you should treat it timely. The following are some Chinese medicines which can be used for treating high blood pressure.
Properties: warm in nature, pungent. It is mainly used for headache and body pain, dysmenorrhea and amenorrhea caused by blood stasis and qi stagnation, blood stasis and abdominal pain after childbirth. Ligustrazine is one Chinese Medicine for lowering blood pressure. Clinical reports show that ligustrazine and reserpine can be used together to treat high blood pressure effectively. The usual dosage is 9-15g each time.
2. Chrysanthemum indicum
Chrysanthemum indicum can clear heat and remove toxicity, and have function of reducing high blood pressure.
Selfheal can clear away the liver-fire and eliminate stagnation. It is usually for headache, dizziness, insomnia and heat vexation from high blood pressure.
Measures to prevent high blood pressure
1. Work less
People who work more than 41hrs will have a higher risk to suffer from high blood pressure. Because overtime takes up your exercise time and diet about your working overtime is not healthy and irregular. During your working overtime, you need to leave time for exercise and healthy diet.
2. Go for a brisk walk
Brisk walking in patients with hypertension reduced systolic and diastolic blood pressure by 8 and 6 mmhg, respectively. The effect is better than running. You had better walk 30 minutes a day, at least 5 days a week.
3. Eat yam and potato
Yam with rich potassium and other vegetables or fruits can help reduce blood pressure. Tomatoes, orange juice, potatoes, bananas, kidney beans, peas, cantaloupes and raisins are all potassium-rich foods. But kidney patients need to eat less or avoid these foods if their potassium level is high.
4. Eat more bean products
High blood pressure patients can increase the intake of beans and milk protein like bean products and light dairy products.
Kidney disease should be treated effectively. If you want to learn more information, you can leave a message below or consult our online doctor directly.
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